KL Report


On the instructions of Commissioner/Secretary to Government Social Welfare, Health and Medical Education Department Gazanffar Hussain, more than 19,000 Children in the age group of 0 to 5 years affiliated with Crèche Centres, run by J&K State Social Welfare Board, were administered Pulse Polio Drops today at various Health Centres across the State.

Executive Director & Secretary J&K State Social Welfare Board Aamir Ali said that the Board is running 750 Crèche Centres throughout the J&K State, for children between the age group of 0-6 years belonging to very poor, BPL or AAY families. These Centers provide children with day care, protection, food, educational and recreational support. The crèche centres are outsourced through NGOs/Voluntary organizations and cater to the needs of 25 children per centre.


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